Certificate of Achievement in Agriculture Technology
This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of Agriculture Technology or Agriculture Irrigation. Students completing this certificate will have a foundation in basic technician skills that can be applied in many areas of agriculture. The student can choose to focus their training in Agriculture Power Equipment or Agriculture Irrigation.
- Demonstrate safe work habits.
- Demonstrate and list basic engine operations, both for small and large agriculture equipment.
- Demonstrate the knowledge of irrigation system operation and maintenance.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: general agriculture, sales and service of agriculture equipment, equipment manufacturing, irrigation technician, agriculture mechanics and irrigation
|REQUIRED CERTIFICATE COURSES||15|
|AGTC 106||Agriculture Welding||3|
|AGTC 201||Small Engines||3|
|AGTC 210||Agriculture Project Construction||3|
|PLSI 108||Ag Water Management||3|
|WEXP 193F||Agriculture Work Experience – First Semester||3|
Select six units from the following courses:
|AG 110||Ag Leadership||3|
|AGMT 108||Ag Business Computer Applications||3|
|AGTC 103||Farm Power||3|
|AGTC 202||Farm Equipment Construction||3|
|AGTC 219||Irrigation System Design||3|
|AGTC 220||Irrigation Wells and Pumps||3|
|AGTC 222||Ag Irrigation Systems||3|
|AGTC 225||Compact Diesel Engines||3|
|PLSI 118||Advanced Irrigation||3|
The Certificate of Achievement requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.
NOTE: AGTC 225 is a 3 unit course starting Fall 2019.